Sparking Curiosity

Recommended Practice: Spark initial curiosity and foster long-term interest in math and science.

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Lesson Plan: Changing the Density of Bread

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This lesson plan provides a hands-on opportunity to make predictions and experiment with a piece of bread to understand concepts related to mass, volume, and density. Related Files: Clarke N....

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Sample Lesson Plan: Design Your Own Mall Store

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This lesson plan includes drawing a complete floor plan of the store and aims to promote visual and spatial thinking skills, as well as classification skills, as students imagine the store they...

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Lesson Plan: Urban Legends Experiment and "Mythbusters" Extra Credit

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This sample material contains classroom activities and extra credit work about all steps of scientific inquiry. To spark students' curiosity, all activities focus on common myths and urban...

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Designing Math and Science Lessons to Spark Girls' Curiosity

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Use the tips provided in this tool to organize the integration of fun math and science activities for girls into the math/science curriculum, and to connect students to additional enrichment...

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Learning Together About Sparking Curiosity

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Convene a school in-service session for teachers and use this protocol to learn strategies for sparking initial curiosity and fostering long-term interest in math and science. Related...

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Teacher Self-Reflection: Strategies for Sparking Curiosity

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This evaluation form can be used to guide teachers’ self-reflection on instructional strategies for sparking initial curiosity and fostering long-term interest in math and science.

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Conducting a School Assessment: Sparking Curiosity

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Use this assessment worksheet to examine the degree of school support for sparking interest in math and science, and to identify areas for improvement.

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